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Index of published monumental inscriptions

This database gives details of monumental inscriptions held in the National Library of Scotland's collections.
List last updated: June 2011.

Inscriptions for Aberdeenshire:

Name:Henderson, J A.
Description:       Aberdeenshire Epitaphs and Inscriptions. 1907.
Shelfmark:R.247.a

Name:Jervise, A.
Description:       Epitaphs and Inscriptions from Burial Grounds in the North-East of Scotland. 2v. 1875-79. (Photocopy of index kept with printed copy of this bibliography in SRR)
Shelfmark:NE.3.a.5 and BCL.D7159-60

Parish:Aberdeen
Name:Monteith, R.
Description:       An Theatre of Mortality; a Further Collection of Funeral Inscriptions over Scotland gathered from Edinburgh, Dundee, Aberdeen, Stirling, Linlithgow, St Andrews, Glasgow, Haddington, Kirkcaldy, Montrose, Coupar, Inverness, Kinghorn, Kirkcudbright, Dunfermline, Dumbritton [Dumbarton?], Dunbar, Elgin, Nairn, Fortrose, Dunkeld, Spynie, Tranent, Alloa, Falkirk, Kilsyth, Hamilton, Melrose, and several other places elsewhere. 1713.
Shelfmark:L.C.1476(2)

Parish:Aberdeen: St Machar's Cathedral
Name:Munro, A M.
Description:       Epitaphs and Inscriptions in St Machar Cathedral Transepts and Churchyard (in "Records of Old Aberdeen" vol.2. New Spalding Club, 1909)
Shelfmark:SCS.SC2.36 and BCL.B139

Parish:Aberdeen: St Nicholas
Name:Munro, A M.
Description:       Epitaphs and inscriptions in St Nicholas Church and Churchyard (in "Scottish Notes and Queries", 1st ser. Vols.I-III and VII-IX, 1888-96)
Shelfmark:V.457

Parish:Aberdeen: Snow Churchyard
Name:Stewart, W M.
Description:       Article in "The Celtic Monthly" v.25 (1917), pp.75,94,105.
Shelfmark:Mf.SP.Ser.8

Parish:Aberdour
Name:Spiers, S M.
Description:       The Kirkyard of Aberdour. 1987.
Shelfmark:HP2.87.6643

Parish:Aboyne
Name:Speirs, S.M.
Description:       The kirkyard of Aboyne. 1999.
Shelfmark:HP2.200.00705

Parish:Alford
Name:Spiers, S M.
Description:       The Kirkyard of Alford. 1991.
Shelfmark:HP2.91.3609

Parish:Auchindoir
Name:Spiers, S M.
Description:       Monumental Inscriptions for Auchindoir Old Churchyard. 1987.
Shelfmark:HP.87.781

Parish:Belhelvie
Name:Spiers, S M.
Description:       Monumental Inscriptions for Belhelvie Churchyard. 1984.
Shelfmark:HP2.85.388

Parish:Bourtie
Name:Spiers, S M.
Description:       Monumental Inscriptions for Bourtie Churchyard. 1986.
Shelfmark:HP2.87.211

Parish:Braemar
Name:Ewen, Graham.
Description:       The kirkyard of Braemar. (1998).
Shelfmark:HP2.98.7617

Parish:Chapel of Garioch, see Garioch

Parish:Cluny
Name:Spiers, S M.
Description:       The Kirkyard of Cluny. 1991.
Shelfmark:HP2.91.2006

Parish:Crathie
Name:Spiers, S. M.
Description:       The Kirkyard of Crathie. (1998).
Shelfmark:HP2.98.8316

Parish:Crimond
Name:Spiers, S M.
Description:       The Kirkyard of Crimond with Rattray. 1994.
Shelfmark:HP2.94.7811

Parish:Culsalmond
Name:Spiers, S M.
Description:       The Kirkyard of Culsalmond. 1993.
Shelfmark:HP2.93.6480

Parish:Daviot
Name:Spiers, S.M.
Description:       The kirkyard of Daviot. 1997.
Shelfmark:HP2.97.6345

Parish:Dunnottar
Name:Bathie, A L.
Description:       Monumental Inscriptions for Dunnottar Churchyard (old section). 1985.
Shelfmark:HP2.86.44

Parish:Drumblade
Name:Spiers, S M.
Description:       The Kirkyard of Drumblade. 1989.
Shelfmark:HP2.89.2520

Parish:Dyce
Name:Ewen, G.
Description:       The Kirkyard of Dyce. 1990.
Shelfmark:HP2.90.4017

Parish:Fermartyn, see Formartine

Parish:Fetterangus
Name:Shirer, J.
Description:       The Kirkyard of Fetterangus. 1989.
Shelfmark:HP2.89.7219

Parish:Formartine
Name:Temple, W.
Description:       The Thanage of Fermartyn including the District called Formartine ... 1894.
Shelfmark:SCS.SC2.46E

Parish:Fyvie
Name:Spiers, S M.
Description:       The Kirkyard of Fyvie. 1989.
Shelfmark:HP2.89.4376

Parish:Garioch
Name:Spiers, S M.
Description:       Monumental Inscriptions for Chapel of Garioch and Logie-Durno Churchyards. 1986.
Shelfmark:HP2.86.2296

Parish:Forglen
Name:Spiers, S M.
Description:       Monumental Inscriptions for Forglen Churchyard. 1983.
Shelfmark:HP2.83.1280

Parish:Hatton of Fintray
Name:Spiers, S M.
Description:       Monumental Inscriptions for Hatton of Fintray Churchyards. 1985.
Shelfmark:HP2.85.3089

Parish:Inverkeithny
Name:Spiers, S M.
Description:       Monumental Inscriptions for Inverkeithny Churchyard. 1983.
Shelfmark:HP2.83.2067

Parish:Aberdeen: John Knox Churchyard
Name:Leith, R.
Description:       Monumental Inscriptions for John Knox Churchyard. 1985.
Shelfmark:HP2.85.4386

Parish:Keithall
Name:Spiers, S M.
Description:       Monumental Inscriptions for Keithall and Kinkell Churchyards. 1984.
Shelfmark:HP2.84.3169

Parish:King Edward
Name:Spiers, S M.
Description:       Monumental Inscriptions for King Edward Old Churchyard. 1982.
Shelfmark:HP2.82.4056

Parish:Leslie
Name:Spiers, S M.
Description:       Monumental Inscriptions for Leslie Churchyard. 1983.
Shelfmark:HP2.84.1186

Parish:Logie-Durno, see Garioch

Parish:Lonmay
Name:Spiers, S M.
Description:       Monumental Inscriptions for Lonmay Churchyard. 1987.
Shelfmark:HP2.87.3427

Parish:Marnoch
Name:Spiers, S M.
Description:       The Kirkyard of Marnoch. 1991
Shelfmark:HP2.92.1166

Parish:Fyvie
Name:Spiers, S M.
Description:       Monumental Inscriptions for Millbrex and Woodhead of Fyvie Churchyards. 1984.
Shelfmark:HP2.84.5464

Parish:Millbrex
Name:Longmead, G (ed)
Description:       The monumental inscriptions of Millbrex Church. c1996.
Shelfmark:HP2.96.5059

Parish:Monymusk
Name:Shewan, J M.
Description:       Monumental inscriptions for Monymusk Churchyard. 1986.
Shelfmark:HP2.86.949

Parish:New Deer
Name:Spiers, S M.
Description:       The kirkyard of New Deer. (1998).
Shelfmark:HP2.98.7618

Parish:Newhills
Name:Spiers, S M.
Description:       The Kirkyard of Newhills. 1990.
Shelfmark:HP2.90.1280

Parish:Aberdeen: Old Machar Churchyard
Name:Maxwell, A S.
Description:       Monumental Inscriptions, Old Machar Churchyard, Aberdeen. 1986.
Shelfmark:H9.87.349

Parish:Oldmeldrum
Name:Spiers, S M.
Description:       Monumental Inscriptions for Oldmeldrum Churchyard. 1987.
Shelfmark:HP2.87.2267

Parish:Peathill
Name:Spiers, S M.
Description:       Monumental Inscriptions for Peathill Old Churchyard. 1984.
Shelfmark:HP2.85.1631

Parish:Peterculter
Name:Johnson, G.
Description:       The Kirkyard of Peterculter. 1988.
Shelfmark:HP2.88.3136

Parish:Rathen
Name:Spiers, S M.
Description:       The Kirkyard of Rathen. 1989.
Shelfmark:HP2.89.8615

Parish:Rattray, see Crimond

Parish:Rhynie
Name:Spiers, S M.
Description:       Monumental Inscriptions for Rhynie Churchyard. 1984.
Shelfmark:HP2.84.3662

Parish:Aberdeen: St Clement's
Name:Spiers, S M.
Description:       The Kirkyard of St Clement's (Aberdeen). 1988.
Shelfmark:HP2.88.6057

Parish:Strachan
Name:Pirie, R W.
Description:       Monumental Inscriptions for Strachan Churchyard. 1984.
Shelfmark:HP2.85.671

Parish:Tough
Name:Ewen, G.
Description:       The Kirkyard of Tough. 1988.
Shelfmark:HP2.88.6056

Parish:Turriff
Name:Mitchell, S.
Description:       The Kirkyard of Turriff. 2001.
Shelfmark:HP2.201.02768

Parish:Tyrie
Name:Spiers, S M.
Description:       The Kirkyard of Tyrie. 1987.
Shelfmark:HP2.88.1402

Parish:Udny
Name:Spiers, Sheila M.
Description:       The kirkyard of Udny. 1997.
Shelfmark:HP2.97.3986

Parish:Upper Deeside
Name:Beattie, A and M.
Description:       Pre-1855 Monumental Inscriptions in Upper Deeside. 1985.
Shelfmark:HP4.86.375

Parish:Upper Donside
Name:Beattie, A and M.
Description:       Pre-1855 Gravestone Inscriptions in Upper Donside. 1989.
Shelfmark:HP2.89.3372

Parish:Woodhead
Name:Longmead, G (ed)
Description:       Monumental inscriptions of Woodhead church. 1996.
Shelfmark:HP2.96.5060

Parish:Woodhead, also see Fyvie

Parish:Foveran
Name:Spiers, S M
Description:       The kirkyard of Foveran. 2005
Shelfmark:PB5.206.466/8

Parish:Kemnay
Name:Downie, D A
Description:       Kemnay parish and its people. 2003
Shelfmark:HP1.203.4924

Parish:Kemnay
Name:Downie, D A
Description:       Kemnay parish and its people, part 2. 2005
Shelfmark:PB5.206.22/7

Parish:Kinkell, see Keithall

Parish:Marnoch
Name:Spiers, S M
Description:       The kirkyard of Marnoch. Part 2. 2002.
Shelfmark:HP2.92.1166

Parish:Millbrex, also see Fyvie

Parish:Tullich
Name:Spiers, S M
Description:       The kirkyard of Tullich. 2003.
Shelfmark:HP2.204.1494

Parish:Gamrie
Description:       Doune Kirkyard, Macduff (Parish of Gamrie). 2009.
Shelfmark:PB5.209.306/15

Parish:Drumoak
Name:McHardy, Bill & Eileen
Description:       The kirkyard of Dalmaik (parish of Drumoak). 2007.
Shelfmark:PB5.208.256/6

Parish:Drumoak
Name:McHardy, Bill & Eileen
Description:       The new kirkyard of Drumoak. 2007.
Shelfmark:PB5.208.256/7

Parish:Echt
Description:       Echt new kirkyard. 2007.
Shelfmark:PB5.208.249/3

Parish:Newhills
Name:Spiers, Sheila M

Parish:Newhills
Name:Spiers, Sheila M
Description:       Kirkyard of Newhills. 2006.
Shelfmark:PB5.208.192/9

Parish:Kinneff
Name:Spiers, Sheila M
Description:       The kirkyards of Kinneff & Catterline (including St Philip's Episcopal). 2009.
Shelfmark:PB5.209.280/11

Parish:Catterline, see Kinneff

Parish:Kinellar
Name:Shirer, Jean & Jim.
Description:       The kirkyard of Kinellar. 2009.
Shelfmark:PB5.210.389/17

Parish:Lower Donside
Name:Aberdeen & North East Scotland Family History Society
Description:       Minor burial grounds of Lower Donside. 2009.
Shelfmark:PB5.210.310/1

Parish:Cowie
Name:Spiers, Sheila M.
Description:       The kirkyard of Cowie St Mary of the Storms. 2002.
Shelfmark:HP2.202.08005

Parish:Cairnie
Name:Spiers, Sheila M.
Description:       The kirkyard of Cairnie. 2004.
Shelfmark:HP1.205.3776

Parish:Birse
Name:Spiers, Sheila M.
Description:       The kirkyard of Birse. 2002.
Shelfmark:HP2.202.04992

Parish:Coull
Name:Spiers, Sheila M.
Description:       The kirkyards of Coull & Migvie. 2004.
Shelfmark:HP1.204.4883

Parish:Migvie, see Coull

Parish:Echt
Name:Spiers, Sheila M.
Description:       The kirkyards of Echt. 1995.
Shelfmark:HP2.95.6355

Parish:Glenmuick
Name:Spiers, Sheila M.
Description:       The kirkyards of Glenmuick, Glentanar & Kirkton of Aboyne. 2002.
Shelfmark:HP2.202.05005

Parish:Glentanar, see Glenmuick

Parish:Aboyne, see Glenmuick

Parish:Rayne
Name:Spiers, Sheila M.
Description:       The kirkyard of Kirkton of Rayne. 2003.
Shelfmark:HP2.203.05857

Parish:Skene
Name:Spiers, Sheila M.
Description:       The kirkyard of Kirkton of Skene. 2001.
Shelfmark:HP2.201.07614

Parish:Logie-Mar
Name:Spiers, Sheila M.
Description:       The kirkyards of Logie-Mar and Coldstone. 2004.
Shelfmark:HP1.204.4884

Parish:Coldstone, see Logie-Mar

Parish:Methlick
Name:Spiers, Sheila M.
Description:       The kirkyard of Methlick. 2003.
Shelfmark:HP1.204.3345

Parish:Midmar
Name:Spiers, Sheila M.
Description:       The kirkyards of Midmar old & new (south side). 2005.
Shelfmark:PB5.206.22/6

Parish:Newmachar
Name:Spiers, Sheila M.
Description:       The kirkyard of Newmachar. 2002.
Shelfmark:HP2.202.05947

Parish:Tarland
Name:Spiers, Sheila M.
Description:       The kirkyard of Tarland. 2003.
Shelfmark:HP2.203.05853

Parish:Tarves
Name:Spiers, Sheila M.
Description:       The kirkyard of Tarves. 2001.
Shelfmark:HP2.202.00335

Parish:Towie
Name:Spiers, Sheila M.
Description:       The kirkyard of Towie. 2003.
Shelfmark:HP2.203.05854

Parish:Peterculter
Name:Johnson, Gordon
Description:       Kirkyard of Peterculter
Shelfmark:PB5.211.73/14

Parish:Ellon
Name:Aberdeen and North East Scotland History Society
Description:       Kirkyard of Ellon
Shelfmark:PB5.210.1311/21

Parish:Oyne
Name:Spiers, Sheila M.
Description:       Kirkyard of Oyne
Shelfmark:PB5.210.952/7

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